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The school will be making the ICAS Exam Letter available next week if parents want to drop in and pick one up or ask their children to bring one home. It is available to our Year 4-6 students in the areas of; Digital Technology, Writing, English and Mathematics.

The netball season is almost upon us. Thank you to all the parents who filled in the online forms so our Sports Coordinator, Tracey Phillips could register the teams on time.

We will have the teams up and named for you soon.


Thank you so much to all the Year 5-6 families for our Compulsory Gear Check this morning. The students are ready and rearing to go. We will be meeting in the carpark on Tuesday 21st March at 7:30am for an 8am leave. We are expected back at school on Thursday 24th March for a 3pm pick up.

Please make sure that you have paid the camp fees of $90 per student. The internet banking details for school are; 02-0727-0011376-00




The COMS Team are working with Ms Harnett on extension writing skills and we will be attempting to publish their work each fortnight in the Newsletter. Their will be two articles this week so keep an eye out. One about the website and one about Peace and Peer Mediators. What an amazing group of students! The two articles are below;

Our assemblies for 2017 have been changed to a Friday, on even weeks starting at 12:30pm in the school hall. All are welcome to these and see below for the 2017 schedule.

Upcoming Events


Riverdale School Year 3-6 students are all experiencing the outdoors with EOTC week; Education Outside the Classroom. The Year 5-6 students leave on Tuesday 21st March for three days at Camp Rangiwoods then our Year 3-4 students will have EOTC activities in the local area with our Year 4 Sleepover on Thursday 23rd March at school.

Manukura will be in on Friday to help support the final day for our Year 3-4 students while our Year 5-6 students will have camp recovery at the Lido.

Thank you to all volunteers, families who have assisted in getting students ready and our wonderful teachers who give our students these unique experiences.

Interschool Events

Many of our senior students will be involved in upcoming Interschool Events. Please see below for dates;

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PTA Quiz Night

Only 2-3 tables left with registration closing this Friday 17th March. All information regarding this event will be sent home Monday to the Team Contact that was on the registration form.

This is garanteed to be a night of fun, laughter and of course - brains!

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